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Update on MH17: Remains of 3 arrive home, one-minute silence observed

By Azura Abas - Friday, 19 September 2014.

SEPANG: Relatives and friends of three MH17 victims, led by Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai, observed a one-minute silence at 8.48am as soon as all the caskets were transferred into hearses.

MH17: Plane carrying remains of three victims to arrive at 8.30am

By Azura Abas - Friday, 19 September 2014.

SEPANG: Family members and friends of MH17 crew member Shaikh Mohd Noor arrived at the Bunga Raya Complex in Kuala Lumpur International Airport to receive his remains.

Kuala Nerus declared 8th district in Terengganu

By M. HAMZAH JAMALUDIN - Friday, 19 September 2014.

KUALA TERENGGANU: THE people of Kuala Nerus had their wish fulfilled yesterday when Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak announced that the government had agreed to elevate the status of the sub district to a full-fledged district.

Fiscal policies to support GDP growth

Friday, 19 September 2014.

KUALA LUMPUR: The government will continue to implement fiscally-responsible policies as Malaysia’s economy continues to grow at a rapid pace.

‘Umno must be relevant’

By Rozanna Latiff - Friday, 19 September 2014.

PUTRAJAYA: UMNO needs “new wisdom” in order to manage current developments and ensure the party’s continued strength and relevance, Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said.

Crime index drops 23.5pc

Friday, 19 September 2014.

TUMPAT: The country’s crime index has dropped by 23.5 per cent as of August, said Home Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi yesterday.

Cops probing whether suspects in cahoots

By TEOH PEI YING AND HANI SHAMIRA SHARUDIN - Friday, 19 September 2014.

PUTRAJAYA: POLICE are looking into the possibility that the 14 suspects behind the leak of Ujian Pencapaian Sekolah Rendah’s (UPSR) English and Science papers were working together and that they were also responsible for the leak of previous national examination papers.

Exam Board SOP review panel named

By A. Azim Idris - Friday, 19 September 2014.

PUTRAJAYA: THE Education Ministry yesterday announced the eight members of the special committee to scrutinise and review the standard operating procedure for public examinations following the leak in this year’s Ujian Pencapaian Sekolah Rendah’s (UPSR) Science and English papers.

Nabbed Customs men face multiple charges

By AINA NASA AND KHAIRAH N. KARIM - Friday, 19 September 2014.

KUALA LUMPUR: EIGHT of the 11 senior Customs officers, including a state director with the title “Datuk”, who were arrested for their alleged involvement in a cigarette and alcohol smuggling syndicate on Sept 3, will face multiple charges in court today.

Absence of DAP, PKR chiefs fuels talk of split

Friday, 19 September 2014.

BATU PAHAT: THE absence of top PKR and DAP leaders at the opening of Pas' muktamar (annual general meeting) yesterday became a talking point, with many delegates concluding that it was a clear sign of worsening relations between the Pakatan partners.